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New Hanover County Commission

Old commissioners say goodbye as new faces join boards

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It's transition time in local government. The New Hanover County and Brunswick County commissions each welcome two new members tonight. Full story...
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Given a second chance, Berger misses first meeting back

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video Nearly a year after being removed from all of the committees he served on due to his tardiness New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is back. But his first committee meeting as a member of the CFPUA Board didn't exactly go as planned. Full story...
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Thompson backs Berger for committee appointments

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will have the chance to represent the county on several boards and committees, after being removed from most of these last year. Full story...
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Commission approves drive thru selling beer and wine

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video The New Hanover County Commissioners met in a lengthy session Tuesday. The agenda included a public hearing regarding a special use zoning permit to build a drive-thru convenience store on Carolina Beach road near Monkey Junction. Beer and Wine would be sold at a drive-thru window. Full story...
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New Hanover commissioner approve more jail staff, ABC CEO bonus

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video The New Hanover County Detention Center will soon have more deputies staffed to help with growing safety issues. Commissioners also approved a bonus for the ABC Board CEO. Full story...
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Catlin's election to NC House leaves vacant seat on county commission

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video The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will soon see a whirlwind of change. As two new commissioners wait to be sworn in, another is leaving, which means another seat is up for grabs. Full story...
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Commissioners outline future for New Hanover County

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video The voters have spoken and the ballots are in, Beth Dawson and Woody White will be joining the ranks of the New Hanover county commission. Full story...
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Barfield reelected, two new members join New Hanover Commission

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission will soon have two new members after Tuesday's election. The three spots up for vote went to Republicans Beth Dawson, Woody White and Democratic incumbent Jonathan Barfield. Full story...
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Gott not allowed to vote in New Hanover Co.

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video A woman who was once the top nominee to fill a vacancy on the New Hanover County Commission is now not allowed to vote or hold public office in the county. Full story...
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Incinerator deal still up in the air, Catlin concerned about dioxin emissions

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video Time is running out for current New Hanover County Commissioners to talk trash. With three commissioner seats up for election, it may be an entirely new board before a decision is made about what to do with the county incinerator. Full story...
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StarNews Preview: New members of New Hanover Commission will face challenges

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video As you get ready to cast your votes for New Hanover County Commission, you'll want a good understanding of what challenges they'll face if elected. Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs sat down with Kevin Maurer from the StarNews to get the inside scoop before the story hits newsstands. Full story...
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Elections Board schedules 2nd hearing on Gott's residency

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videoThe controversy surrounding Melissa Gott's nomination to the New Hanover County Commission is still not over. At a meeting tonight, the county Board of Elections decided to hold another full hearing on Gott's residency status. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Berger says stomach bug kept him from commission meeting

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video New Hanover Commissioner Brian Berger returned our messages today that we left yesterday and said a stomach bug kept him from going to Monday's commission meeting. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Recuperating Thompson attends commission meeting as Berger pulls another no-show

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video New Hanover County Commissioners were expected to talk trash today, but by the end of their meeting, the trash talk was aimed at one of their own. Full story...
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LaNasa challenges Gott's residency

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Business owner Justin LaNasa has challenged Melissa Gott's residency with the Board of Elections. According to the paperwork he turned in, LaNasa claims Gott is not a resident of the county, city or voting precinct she claims. Full story...
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